Route announced for Sir Tom Finney’s funeral

Posted on - 19th February, 2014 - 5:29pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News, Preston North End, Sport



Details of the route for Sir Tom Finney’s funeral have been announced.

On Thursday 27 February the city is expected to come to a standstill to honour the Preston North End legend.

Preston City COuncil have announced the route will:
– start at Preston North End, Deepdale Stadium
– then along Sir Tom Finney Way and Deepdale Road
– right on to Ringway
– then left on to Tithebarn Street, in front of Preston Bus Station
– right on to Lord Street
– left on to Lancaster Road. Outside Preston – Town Hall, the funeral cortege will be joined by civic representatives of the City of Preston
– left onto Church Street, arriving at Preston Minster

The funeral will take place at 1pm at Preston Minster. You can see a map of the route below:

View Sir Tom Finney funeral cortege in a larger map

All roads are expected to remain open other than Church Street, although motorists should expect a short delay as the funeral cortège makes its way through the city.

Preston has been left in mourning after Sir Tom passed away on Friday aged 91.

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